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Independent candidate to challenge AEC rule

Summary by Gold Coast Bulletin
Independent candidate for Kooyong Dr Monique Ryan has backed a federal court challenge – over an AEC rule preventing some Australians infected with COVID from voting. Thousands of people who tested positive before Tuesday face being denied the right to vote –unless they applied for a postal ballot before the Wednesday cut-off. Lawyers for the Kooyong candidate will argue the rules breach an implied right to vote in elections.
1 month ago·Dunedin, New Zealand

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Independent candidate to challenge AEC rule

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